Mark Nicholas, anchor for Channel Nine's commentary team in Australia and Channel 5's Cricket on Five show in the UK, has a unique knowledge of and perspective on the world of cricket. As both a forme..
Who scored the fastest hat-trick?Where is the world's oldest football club? What is tattooed on the back of Lionel Messi's left calf? Who holds the world keepy-uppy record?From the legend-makers Brazi..
Instructional and highly illustrated, this is a beginner's book of netball for all ages. It features the basic skills every netballer should be familiar with, no matter what their position. Read about..
For 125 years the British & Irish Lions have stood out as a peerless emblem in world sport. This unique account of the best from the four Home Nations examines every tour in the Lions' history, includ..
To generations Richie Benaud was an astute observer of cricket, a fixture of television coverage. Behind the public facade was a charming man whose modesty and firmness of opinion dictated that no one..
Marcus Berkmann, author of the cricket classics RAIN MEN and ZIMMER MEN, returns to the great game with this gallimaufrey of cricketing trivia, stories and fascinating facts. Which England captain smo..
The Best of Peter Egan offers a 'greatest hits' collection of Egan's motorcycle musings from the past four decades, delivered in his signature, wise but amusing, style. Peter Egan's writing invites yo..
From the drama of Shipsterns to the cyclonic fury of an east coast low; sunrise at Cloudbreak and rainbows at Teahupo'o, this is an awe-inspiring collection of award-winning photographs showcasing all..
Darren 'Daz' Longbottom was born to surf. The son of surfing pioneer and board-maker Rossco, and brother to legendary big-wave specialist Dylan, Daz paddled out with world champions from a young age. ..
Bicycling "Big Book of Training" is an encouraging, focused training book that will speak to beginner and intermediate cyclists without making them feel like novices. It covers all the information the..
Bicycling Maximum Overload for Cyclists is a radical strength based training program aimed at increasing cyclist's speed in half the training time. This book teaches that endurance is improved not by ..
Now in its 23rd year of publication, The Bike Book continues to be a bestseller. Compiled by a new author, this seventh edition is a major update to include all new developments in the cycling world a..
Over 180 great images of New Zealand's legendary rugby heroes, both on the field and behind the scenes, from a classic era of amateur rugby in New Zealand. Barry Durrant's photographs and Phil Gifford..
Blood Brothers traces the lives of Steve and Chris Podjursky, two bold and daring Kiwis addicted to the excitement and fear of the adventurous spirit. Not academic, they became high achievers by snatc..
Instantly acquire all the knowledge you need to pass as an expert in the world of rugby. Know what to say and what to do in the company of rugby fans, and what excuses to make when the drinking games ..
This is the new addition to the two million bestselling range. In Bodyweight Strength Training Anatomy, author and renowned trainer Bret Contreras has created the authoritative resource for increasing..
At the heart of Born to Run lies a mysterious tribe of Mexican Indians, the Tarahumara, who live quietly in canyons and are reputed to be the best distance runners in the world; in 1993, one of them, ..
Can we really ALL be the best? Is the idea of innate ability holding us back? Could the ability to fail -- and then get over it -- be fundamental to success? Matthew Syed, bestselling writer and inte..
Travel with Olympic gold medalist Jessie Diggins on her compelling journey from America's heartland to international sports history, navigating challenges and triumphs with rugged grit and a splash of..
No sport demands and celebrates the suffering of its participants like road racing, yet the pursuit of cycling was formed out of a spirit of emancipation, freedom, invention and revolution. It started..
From its humble origins in the backstreets and rooftops of Paris's urban jungle, to the tops of London and New York's skyscrapers, Parkour, has become an adrenaline-fuelled implosion on the urban land..
Brendon McCullum is known as an explosive wicketkeeper, then batsman, who went on to captain the New Zealand cricket team to glory. The holder of many records, 'Baz' is known for speaking his mind. He..
The Netherlands has been one of the world's most distinctive and sophisticated football cultures. From the birth of Total Football in the sixties, through two decades of World Cup near misses to the e..
The British & Irish Lions are one of the most famous and feted teams in the world of rugby. Every four years the Lions - selected from the national sides of England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland - head..
No driver is as connected to a track as the legendary Peter Brock is to Bathurst. October 2019 marks half a century since a shy and bearded Brock first took on the turns of Mount Panorama, the track h..
The All Blacks have had a brilliant run of brothers in the last decade, with the Barretts, Whitelocks, Saveas and Franks, but there have also been many more standouts throughout New Zealand rugby hist..
In car-clogged urban areas across the world, the humble bicycle is enjoying a second life as a legitimate form of transportation. City officials are rediscovering it as a multi-pronged (or -spoked) so..
'Then I was there myself, just another face in the crowd, watching the bikes fly by. The smells, the noise and the speed were all there for me to experience. It was like a massive injection in my head..
The ultimate resource for experiencing the backcountry! Written by survivalist expert Dave Canterbury, Bushcraft 101 gets you ready for your next backcountry trip with advice on making the most of you..
The Bushcraft Manual is an excellent resource for outdoor activities. It helps both novices and those with some experience to enjoy the NZ bush in greater safety. Provides up-to-date information on ne..
Over a decade after number one bestselling book Serious, John McEnroe is finally back and ready to talk once again. Since his hit book, he's maintained a huge presence announcing at tennis's majors, h..
The secret to winning is not what you think it is. It's not the coach. It's not the star. It's not chemistry. It's not a strategy. It's something else entirely. Several years ago, Sam Walker set out ..
While it is accepted that sport coaches should safeguard participants, Care in Sport Coaching: Pedagogical Cases argues that coaches have a duty of care that moves beyond protection and involves the d..
The 27-year-old exercise dynamo Cassey Ho is known for her popular, exhilarating, and targeted "POP Pilates" workouts, which utilize Pilates moves into more upbeat sequences to keep practitioners enga..
"I love the seat-of-the-pants, low-budget guidance offered in The Chainbreaker Bike Book, a new do-it-yourself bike maintenance guide that keeps things simple, straightforward, and, most importantly, ..
The athlete's go-to guide for creating mental strength and achieving peak performance. Even among the most elite performers, certain athletes stand out as a cut above the rest, able to outperform in c..
The 2019 Rugby World Cup campaign is shaping up to be the most intriguing World Cup campaign ever for the All Blacks, because they're going for their third title in a row. It will cap a decade of domi..
In the 1960s, Iona and Peter Opie observed that although many books had been written about how children should play, none had been written about how they actually played. To fill the gap they carried ..
What makes for a surfing life? With a blaze of groundbreaking performances and a swag of titles claimed from all over the world to his name, Australian world champion surfer Nat Young might know. His ..
"You may never have played tennis or watched it, but Phillips beautifully describes the experience of loving it. His exegesis might stand in for any fan's love of any sport."-Lynne Tillman, Bookforum ..
Whether it is scaling the world's most challenging peaks, bouldering on epic rock faces or hanging underneath the cavernous crags spread out along the ocean, rock-climbing is one of the world's most e..